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Topic: Refugees

Harris ’22 and Iqbal ’24: American response to Uyghur genocide

Op-eds, Opinions

Harris ’22 and Iqbal ’24: American response to Uyghur genocide

June 10, 2021 1 comment

Since 2014, the Chinese government has executed a relentless campaign of mass detainment, high-tech surveillance and religious persecution against Uyghur and other primarily Muslim groups in Xinjiang Province (often referred to as “East Turkestan” by Uyghurs).

Supervisors demonstrate different aspects of the granola cooking process, and the trainees can simply watch and replicate these procedures as they navigate their new positions despite language barriers.

Metro, News

More than just granola: how Beautiful Day supports refugees while making snacks

March 29, 2021 0 comments

Programs like Beautiful Day provide vital support even after governmental assistance ends a few months after refugees arrive, according to Beautiful Day Director of Strategic Partnerships Rebecca Garland.

Social entrepreneur Mohamed Malim spoke at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs Monday afternoon about how he strives to reframe the refugee narrative in the United States by spreading social awareness through fashion and storytelling.

News, University News

Mohamed Malim discusses nonprofit work in fashion industry

March 3, 2020 Comments are Disabled

Social entrepreneur Mohamed Malim spoke at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs Monday afternoon about how he strives to reframe the refugee narrative in the United States by spreading social awareness through fashion and storytelling.

Olivia Cummings ’19, Huy Nguyen ’19 and Briana Chung ’19 started the Solidarity with the Rohingya People Club on campus. They have hosted a teach-in and are planning to present additional events this year.

News, University News

Club aims to raise awareness, funds for Rohingya refugees

December 2, 2018 Comments are Disabled

After spending a summer volunteering in a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh, Olivia Cummings ’19, Huy Nguyen ’19 and Briana Chung ’19 were inspired to create a club to raise awareness and generate support for the civilians displaced by sectarian violence in the nation.

Dima Amso, associate professor of cognitive, linguistic and psychological sciences, studies the effects of reading on mental health in children living in middle- and low-income countries.

News, Science & Research

University professor studies child development in Jordan

September 20, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Three weeks ago, Dima Amso, associate professor of cognitive, linguistic and psychological sciences and principle investigator in the Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Lab took her second trip to Jordan to discuss the data her lab analyzed from the nonprofit organization We Love Reading.

News, Science & Research

Professor provides health care to displaced Rohingya refugees

November 16, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Every day, Ruhul Abid checks the height, weight, blood pressure, blood glucose and hemoglobin levels of around 300 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar.

Med School programs provide assistance for refugees

News, University News

Med School programs provide assistance for refugees

March 7, 2017 Comments are Disabled

The Alpert Medical School community is taking steps to provide resources and care for refugee children in Rhode Island.

Watson, Dorcas partner for community drive

News, University News

Watson, Dorcas partner for community drive

February 24, 2017 Comments are Disabled

The Watson Institute partnered with Dorcas to support refugees and immigrants in Rhode Island through a film screen and community drive.

Immigration ban disrupts services for RI refugees

Metro, News

Immigration ban disrupts services for RI refugees

February 6, 2017 Comments are Disabled

One hundred refugees were expected to arrive in Rhode Island by this October, prior to President Donald Trump’s executive order, said Jessica Berry

University News

Committee attempts to find home for Syrian scholars

March 25, 2016 3 comments

The Brown University Response Committee to Host Displaced Scholars and Students has brought a student and a scholar displaced by the crisis in Syria.